- Unlocking the screen:
Unlocking the screen is one of the most iconic changes with iOS 10. Instead of swiping, the users can long press the home button and unlock your screen. To activate the option which is known as Rest Finger to open, you just have to follow this path: Setting > General > Accessibility > home button
After this, you just have to rest the finger to open so that it turns green. The new change brings in a lot of sense as most of the users who have upgraded their devices to iOS 10 can use this efficient method of pressing the home button while simultaneously having the fingerprint scan by the fingerprint scanner.
- Animating Wallpapers and Live Video:
There has been a lot of buzz about the live wallpapers feature in iOS 10 and how special they are as they can animate the things for a brief amount of time when interacted with. After setting the wallpaper, the user has to simply press down on the lock screen to activate the immaculate feature.
- Using the New Control Centre:
iOS 10 is full of pleasant tweaks and Apple has made so made some changes in the control center as well. Now the users can swipe it from the bottom of the screen. Easy, isn’t it Folks!! In the previous versions, control center was just one page showing the icons, but with iOS 10 it has grown to two pages. The first page shows Airplay, Airdrop and short cut apps like the camera and calendar and so on, if the user wants to go on the second page, he/she has to swipe it from left to right and go to the second page that contains all the music and entertainment controls.
To turn on the control center: Settings > Control Center > Access on Lock Screen.
The appropriately bifurcated control center will give user the ease of choosing and setting their options and also use the entertainment apps in the best possible manner as and when they like.
Also Read: How iOS 10 will completely redefine the mobile User’s Experience: A quick Look
- Effects in Messaging and changing the flashlight:
The features in iOS 10 will give you the facility of composing the message in the iMessage app. The user can decide how the bubble will animate on the recipients screen. You just have to simply tap and hold on the send icon after you have written the message.
In addition to this, tap and hold to see the effects come up on the screen. You can also switch from bubbles to screen as per your wish and apply the full screen effects complete with the audio effects.
Instant messaging becomes an important part of iOS 10 as you just have to double tap on the screen and send a message quickly as per your convenience. The newest iOS mobile platform also has a microphone that lends you to give a voice message and lets the user to speak normally.
Adjusting the flash light can be done: all you need is an iPhone with 3D touch capabilities. After this go to the control panel then press long on the flash icon and select from the option that pops-up like bright, medium or low brightness settings.
- Bluetooth, Wifi and Battery Settings:
Apple has taken utmost care in making iOS 10 as user friendly as possible so that it can have a high percentage of customer engagement with enhanced experience. Thus, for the daily usage things such as Bluetooth and Wi-Fi, instead of navigating it has given a 3D touch to cut down on some of the steps and make the process less time consuming.
With the touch option, the user just has to simply press down on the settings app and can bring up the options like Mobile data, Wi-Fi, Battery Setting and Bluetooth. Tapping on any of these options will directly take the user to their setting pages and make the process more straightforward and convenient.
- Spotlight on Siri:
The new improved Siri Kit in iOS 10 will allow the users to access the content via voice command. Siri is made smarter and has authentic built in algorithms so that it can access and understand the language of the user in a more comprehensive and fruitful manner. The searchablity through Siri has been rampantly enhanced and custom responses have been created for the users so that they can navigate through the maps easily using Siri.
Apple with its breathtaking innovation and comprehensive technology has always been the eye-candy of the smartphone users. With iOS 10 as the newest entry in the coveted panel, one can be rest assured that it will raise the bar high in the right direction. The features will delight the users even more and elevate the user experience to altogether a whole new level.